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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Woman Dies in Crash

Seaforth | by Kevin Bernard  

82 year old woman killed after pickup truck collides with personal mobility device.


An 82 year old Seaforth woman is dead, after a crash in the town.

Huron OPP say Ruth Rapson was trying to cross Main street south in Seaforth at the intersection of John Street on Wednesday when she was hit by a pickup truck.

Rapson was operating her personal mobility device. 

Police say the victim started to cross Main street and the truck was turning onto Main and struck the woman in her scooter. 

Rapson was taken to the Seaforth Hospital and was then air lifted to the London Health Sciences Center where she later died from her injuries. 

OPP Technical Collision Investigators were called to the scene to gather evidence. 

Huron OPP say a 48 year old woman from Perth County will face charges in connection with the fatal crash.

 

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